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Re: Migrating from Jove - help?

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Migrating from Jove - help?
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 16:14:48 -0600
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Alan Ezust wrote:
> Using:GNU Emacs 21.3.1
> I've been using jonathan's own version of emacs since 1988,
> and I've tried gnu-emacs a few times but keep giving up because
> I can't figure out how to do jove-like things in it yet.
> 1. If I make changes and want to exit without saving, in jove I do
> ctrl-x ctrl-c
> it asks: "modified buffers exist - exit anyway?",
> I say: "y<return>" and it lets me out.
> But with emacs, it asks me first this other question, which requires the
> opposite yes/no answer, which always screws me up:
> "save file? y/n"
> And then, if I say N, emacs asks me ANOTHER
> question, and it won't accept a simple y/n, so I have to type
> "yes<return>"
> Can I have it skip that first question, and also permit me a single letter
> response for the second?

No and no.  But you can shoot yourself in the foot like this:

(global-set-key "\C-x\C-c" 'kill-emacs)       ; was save-buffer-kill-emacs

Kevin Rodgers

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